Pakistan’s real test will be against NZ & Australia

ABU DHABI: Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir on Tuesday said Pakistan’s real test would be in a series against New Zealand and Australia. Pakistan thumped West Indies by 133 runs in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Pakistan will play the third test on October 30. Qadir said the upcoming tours of Australia andRead More

Yasir Shah takes four as West Indies out for 224

 AFP – Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah took four wickets to help dismiss West Indies for 224 in their first innings on the third day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Shah finished with 4-86 and left-arm paceman Rahat Ali took 3-45 as West Indies conceded a lead of 228 over Pakistan’s first inningsRead More

End of the line for Ahmed Shehzad?

MIR SHABBAR ALI Despite their off-field camaraderie, T20 captain Shahid Afridi recently said Shehzad really needed to ‘prove his worth’. — AFP As India’s Virat Kohli rises to the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 batting rankings, Ahmed Shehzad, who was dubbed as his ‘Pakistani version’ by many, continues his long run ofRead More

2015 ICC Cricket World Cup

The 2015 Cricket World Cup was the 11th Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March 2015. Fourteen teams played 49 matches in 14 venues, with Australia staging 26 games at grounds in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney while New Zealand hosted 23 gamesRead More

Tribute to Shaheen

Shaheens Sporting and Social Club Limited (Shaheens) is the brainchild of Kashif Bouns an Australian Football League official, prominent community leader and diversity advocate. Bouns recognized that the multicultural youth in Australia needed greater opportunities to connect with the wider Australian society. Shaheen is a word of Persian origin for the peregrine falcon; a birdRead More

Pakistan defeat India 101-7 in Australian Football League

DAWN.COM Shaheens is the inaugral Pakistani national team to take part in the AFL International Cup to be held in Melbourne in 2014— Photo courtesy of MELBOURNE: Pakistan lifted the ‘Dosti Cup’ after defeating India 101-7 in a friendly-match of Australian Football on Saturday, the Press Trust of India reported. The first-ever meeting ofRead More

Pakistan’s first Winter Olympian conquers slopes of Whistler

Paul Watson via WHISTLER, B.C.– In his quest to become an Olympian, Muhammad Abbas first had to tame a mountain beast called Malam Jabba. High above northwest Pakistan’s Swat valley, Malam Jabba’s runs were so wild the International Ski Federation refused to certify them for competition until a bulldozer smoothed out some of theRead More